My Big Fat Greek Verb

To Tattoo or Not To Tattoo?

My next tattoo would be my first tattoo. Yep, I’m a tattoo virgin. While I love the idea of a good tattoo, I’m terrified of a botched one. We’ve all seen them. You know how people try to do their own projects they see on Pinterest and they end up looking nothing like the desired outcome? You want your tattoo to be a true work of art, not a candidate for a failed #nailedit post.

But before I get too far into this post, you should know it’s not about whether tattoos are permitted for Christians or not. Continue reading

Some Stories are so Good You Have to Tell Them Again and Again

Hollywood needs to be careful when remaking old classics. It could go extremely well or extremely wrong. The way I see it, Hollywood throws this caution to the wind for 1 of 2 reasons.

  1. The first film made so much money, a second one is sure to be a cash-cow as well.
  2. The story was so good it bears repeating.

The former is the line of thinking that usually applies to sequels. While it has provided movie-goers with gems like Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade or The Godfather II, it’s also the reason we have such cinematic snafus as Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom or The Godfather III.

The latter is the line of thinking that brings us Continue reading